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Key Statistical Discontinuities

(1) Discontinuity in data for banks and shinkin banks due to merger, division, and transfer of management rights

The data marked with an asterisk (*) are discontinued before and after the indicated date.

Table : (1) Discontinuity in data for banks and shinkin banks due to merger, division, and transfer of management rights
Date of discontinuity Domestically licensed banks City banks Regional banks Regional banks II Foreign banks in Japan Shinkin banks Reasons for discontinuity
April 1991 * * * * Conversion of a shinkin bank to an ordinary bank and merger between banks
October 1991 * * * Merger between a bank and a shinkin bank
April 1992 * * Merger between banks
October 1992 * * * Merger between a bank and a shinkin bank
April 1993 * * Merger between banks
November 1998 * * * * * Transfer of the business of banks
April 2000 * * Merger between banks
February 2001 * * * Transfer of the business of a bank
May 2001 * * Transfer of the business of a bank
April 2002 * Division and merger of banks
March 2003 * * * * * Transfer of the business of banks and merger between banks
April 2003 * * Merger between banks
October 2004 * * Merger between banks
January 2006 * * Merger between banks
October 2006 * * Merger between banks
July 2007 * * Conversion of a foreign bank in Japan to a domestically licensed bank
April 2009 * Merger between a bank and a trust bank
September 2009 * * Conversion of a foreign bank in Japan to a domestically licensed bank
March 2010 * * Merger between banks
September 2012 * * Merger between banks
April 2017 * * Conversion of a domestically licensed bank to a foreign bank in Japan
May 2018 * * Merger between banks

(2) Other discontinuity

"Offshore accounts" was established in December 1986.